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Charles L. Grant
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  • Melrose Lyons Club
    P.O. Box 760699
    Melrose, MA 02176

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“To the Family of Charles Grant.Our sincere condolences to the Grant family at this time.Carolyn & Dave CooperBermuda ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Carolyn Cooper - Friend

“Angela would have so loved all the boys.. rip Charlie.. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Park - melrose

“Lauren, I'm so sorry for your loss, losing a parent is one of the most difficult journeys a child of any age can endure ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Kay Hasey - New Durham, NH

“I send my condolences to the family of my old friend, Charlie. I will always remember our daughters growing up in a wonderful city called Melrose,...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Robert Swallow - Northwood, NH

“I am so sorry for the loss if your Dad. Your dad had a contagious smile and I haven't seen him in years, back in the Seabrook beach days and now on...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Denise Nault - Londonderry, NH

“LeslieI am sorry for the loss of your dad, may he Rest In Peace. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Liane Barrett - Wakefield, MA

“I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad and husband. He was a wonderful warm and vibrant person. He had a wonderful life and raised 4 amazing girls. He...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Swallow - Melrose, MA

“My heartfelt condolences to aunt Dorea and the entire family on the passing of incle Charlie. May God keep you all under His wings and give uou...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Glenda Carlington - Bermuda

“We are very sad to hear of Charlie's passing. You would have to look far and wide to find a better person than Charlie Grant. Our thoughts and...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Jack & Susan Steiger - orrington, ME

“Will miss your wonderful smile!! ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Marie Freudenberg - Wolfeboro, NH

“So sorry for you and your family's loss Lauren. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jackie Cosenzi - Longmeadow, MA

“My condolences to your family. It is never easy to lose someone you hold dear. God bless to you in this time of need. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Diana Scannell - Falmouth, ME

“We would like to express our condolences to the family from the staff and residents at Advinia Care Salem. Mr. Grant was loved by many residents and...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Chris Cavarretta - Salem, MA

“Charlie's smile was stunning. His sense of humor was infectious. Being able to spend time with Charlie in Bermuda brought joy and enthusiasm to my...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Robert Bergquist - Norwell, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Charles L. Grant passed away in Salem, MA, on September 24, 2019, at the age of 80. Charlie was born in Boston on November 15, 1938 to the late Charles Grant Sr. & Arlean (Dakin) Grant. He was raised in Roxbury and graduated from Charlestown High School. Charlie served his country with pride from 1955-1958 in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Grant lived in Melrose for 20 years and the last 25 years in Salem, MA and Bermuda.

Charlie had his CLU,ChFC in Finance and Insurance and has worked in the industry along side his daughter Lauren for many years. He was also a manager for Bermuda Fire & Marine Insurance Company. He was the former owner of the Grant Agency and Angela Grant Realty in Melrose with his late wife Angela Grant. Charlie was a former member of Incarnation Church in Melrose where he volunteered as a lector. He was also very generous to many local charities. Mr. Grant was a past president of the Melrose LIONS Club, a member of the Bermuda LIONS Club and was a member of the Bermuda Masons.

He loved spending time at his home on Black Point in Alton Bay, Lake Winnipesaukee, where he enjoyed boating, water skiing and skiing at Gunstock Mountain, as well as boating and jet skiing at his home in Bermuda. Charlie traveled all over the United States and the world, traveling to India, Tuscany, and Cuba and loved the South Pacific Islands to name a few as well as taking cruises to different destinations. He was a loving and dedicated husband, father and grandfather and will always be remembered for his beautiful smile and the twinkle in his eyes.

Mr. Grant was the beloved husband of Dorea L. (Cannonier) Grant and the late ... READ MORE →